Women leaders across the world are defined by their strength, which in most cases is tied to their ability to endure severe adversity and stand still. Society has placed so much responsibility and pressure on women that often times their journey is confused as a quest for proving their power and capacity. There is still little tolerance given to mistakes and failures of women leaders whose moments of weakness are often judged as failure therefore keeping a perpetuate binary of power and capacity. Between societal gender-roles, family responsibilities and a choice for a professional career and competition for a leadership position, women leaders often find themselves at a cross-road of ignored feelings and remain unaware of the damage such pressure does to their inner-self. This presentation addresses the importance of self-care for women leaders by redefining resilience as not only a coping mechanism but a tool for self-care. It raises awareness on psychological effects that generate from lack of self-care. The final aspects shares a few self-care mechanisms that can be applied by women-leaders as a tool to create balance and increase efficiency.